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2006 Press Releases

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December 2006

December 28, 2006: Planning Board to Discuss Bike Implementation Strategy for the Full Length of the ICC
December 27, 2006: Little Bennett Regional Park Master Plan, Public Meeting Set for January 18, 2007
December 22, 2006: It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like ... Summer? Department of Parks Offers Sneak Peak of Summer Camps and Programs
December 21, 2006: Planning Board to Discuss Bike Implementation Strategy for the Full Length of ICC
December 21, 2006: Wheaton Ice Arena's Winter Lineup Highlighted With National Ice Skating Champs
December 21, 2006: Learn About Green Remodeling and Additions From Experts
December 21, 2006: Park Police Target Gang Graffiti
December 20, 2006: Last Chance to See What Everyone is Talking About
December 18, 2006: Trail Closed Temporarily to Replace Park Bridge
December 14, 2006: Planning Board Appoints Germantown Master Plan Advisory Committee Members
December 7, 2006: White Flint Sector Plan Advisory Group Meeting Open to Public, December 12
December 5, 2006 January Events at Brookside Gardens
December 1, 2006 Save Money on Taxes With Green Upgrades

November 2006

November 30, 2006: Shoppers Can Help Improve Brookside Gardens This Holiday Season - Without Spending More Money
November 29, 2006: Department of Parks Hits Milestone: More Than 400 Parks; Maiden Lane Park Makes 400, Kensington's Warner Property Breaks Record
November 29, 2006: Planning Board to Decide on Second Phase of Land Transfers for the ICC in Montgomery County
November 28, 2006: Planning Board Agenda for November 30 Revised, Three Items Added
November 16, 2006: All Outdoor Activities in Montgomery County Parks Cancelled for Thursday Afternoon and Evening
November 16, 2006: Road Closures Announced in Montgomery County Parks
November 15, 2006: Moms Shop and Parents Date While Kids Skate at Cabin John Ice Rink
November 9, 2006: Planning Board Seeks Advisory Committee Members for Germantown Master Plan
November 2, 2006: Planning Board Appoints Advisory Committee Members to Oversee Implementation of Shady Grove Sector Plan
November 2, 2006: Children's Storytime at Brookside Gardens Warms Mind and Soul
November 2, 2006: Drivers Beware -- Deer Collisions Peak During November and December
November 1, 2006: Planning Board Adds Special Session on Tuesday, November 14
November 1, 2006: Planning Board Agenda for November 2 Revised, One Item Postponed and One Item Added

October 2006

October 27, 2006: Twinbrook Sector Plan Meeting Set for November 20
October 27, 2006: Planning Board Extends Deadline for Public Comment on Draft Rules of Procedure to Friday, November 3
October 26, 2006: Montgomery County Planning Board Hears Three Proposals on Future Development of New Headquarters, Workforce Housing
October 26, 2006: Agricultural History Farm Park to Host a Traditional Arts Festival, November 4 and 5
October 26, 2006: Montgomery Parks Seeks Volunteers for Community Service Day
October 24, 2006: White Flint Sector Plan Public Meeting Set for November 6, Advisory Group Nominations Due November 10
October 24, 2006: Montgomery County Planning Board to Review Development Proposals on New Silver Spring Headquarters, Workforce Housing
October 20, 2006: Save Money on Winter Heating Bills and Protect the Environment
October 20, 2006: Reminder: Montgomery County Parks Celebrates Grand Opening of Clarksburg's Largest Recreational Park
October 19, 2006: Park and Planning Commission and University of Maryland Co-Sponsor Planning Seminar Tomorrow
October 17, 2006: Planning Board Agenda for October 19 Revised, Three Items Added Including Clarksburg Status Report
October 13, 2006: Montgomery County Tennis Association Presents $5,000 Gift to Montgomery County Parks
October 12, 2006: Coyotes in Montgomery County
October 12, 2006: Tennis Association to Present Gift to Parks
October 11, 2006: Maryland Emancipation Day November 4
October 10, 2006: Planning Board Agenda for October 12 Revised, Two Items Added
October 10, 2006: Calling All Goblins and Ghosts
October 9, 2006: Montgomery County Planning Board to Present Semi-Annual Report to County Council Tomorrow, October 10
October 9, 2006: :ACC Soccer Tournament at South Germantown Recreational Park
October 6, 2006: Cabin John Ice Rink Hosts Exciting October Events
October 6, 2006: Montgomery County Parks Celebrates Grand Opening of Clarksburg's Largest Recreational Park
October 5, 2006: Planning Board Issues Fine for Forest Conservation Law Violation
October 2, 2006: Planning Board Agenda for October 5 Revised, ICC Update Moved to October 26
October 2, 2006: Muncaster Road Reopens to Traffic, All Routes to Annual Harvest Festival Now Open

September 2006

September 29: Legacy Open Space Program Seeking New Members for Advisory Group
September 29: Deer Management Strategies Approved
September 28: Montgomery County Planning Board Lauds Progress of Silver Spring Redevelopment
September 28: The Haunted Train Rides Again at Wheaton Regional Park
September 26: Planning Board Agenda for September 28 Revised, One Item Postponed
September 26: Sections of Sligo Creek Parkway to Close Wednesday, September 27
September 26: Montgomery Parks Offers Free Ice Skating Sessions to the Public
September 25: Punt, Pass and Kick Competitions: One Moved to Glenfield Park and One at Saddlebrook Park
September 25: Behind the Scenery: Take a Peek at Montgomery County's Five-Time National Gold Medal-Winning Park System at Work
September 25: Locust Grove Nature Center Presents "Portraits of Nature" Exhibit
September 25: Ovid Hazen Wells Recreational Park to Host Solar House Tour on October 8
September 25: Sections of Sligo Creek Parkway to Close Today, Monday, September 25
September 22: White Flint Sector Plan to Begin, Planning Board Seeks Advisory Group Members
September 22: National Public Lands Day in Montgomery County Parks on Saturday, September 30
September 22: Planning Board to Hold Public Hearing on Intercounty Connector Minor Revisions
September 21: Planning Board Approves Transfer of Golf Course Operations to Montgomery County Revenue Authority
September 21: Planning Board to Discuss Progress of Silver Spring Redevelopment on September 28
September 21: Park Police to Host Two NFL/Pepsi Punt, Pass and Kick Competitions at Saddlebrook Park
September 19: Plannning Board Agenda for September 21 Revised, Four Items Added
September 19: Learn to Make Beaten Biscuits at Oakley Cabin on Saturday, October 7
September 19: Public Invited to Take a Fall Hike on the Underground Railroad Experience Trail
September 19: Annual Harvest Festival Set for October 7 and 8
September 18: Planning Board Seeks Public Comment on Draft Rules of Procedures
September 14: Special Events and Photo Ops in Montgomery Parks This Weekend
September 13: Wheaton Ice Arena Presents Ice Fest 2006
September 13: Sligo Creek Parkway to Close for Repairs
September 13: Montgomery County Planning Board Likely to Take Action on Indian Spring Development Proposal on September 14
September 12: Little Bennett Regional Park Master Plan, Community Meeting Set for October 3
September 12: Concord Park DedicationSeptember2006
September 11: Planning Board Agenda for September 14 Revised, One Item Added
September 11: 2008 Budget Forum Scheduled for Thursday, October 5
September 11: "Music on the Farm" Set for September 16
September 11: Manual Water-Level Monitoring System Installed at Little Bennett Creek
September 11: Planning Board Chairman, Community Leaders to Gather to Discuss Montgomery County's Long-Range Growth Issues
September 8: Sherwin McAdam is First Walker to Complete the 100 Mile Challenge in Montgomery Trails
September 7: Attention History Buffs! Historic Marker Celebrates the Underground Railroad
September 6: Montgomery Parks Seeks Voluneteers for Fall Events, Weed Warrior Training and Trail Work Days
September 6: M-NCPPC Co-Sponsors the "Ama tu Vida" Health Festival
September 5: Montgomery Planning Board Decisions Now Online Within Minutes
September 5: Park Police Arrest Burglary Suspect
September 2: Lake Needwood Dam Weathers Ernesto, Beach Drive Reopens

August 2006

August 31: Press Conference Friday at 10 a.m. at Lake Needwood Dam
August 31: Montgomery County Planning Board to Hear Indian Spring Development Proposal on September 7
August 31: Press Conference Today at Lake Needwood Dam
August 31: Montgomery County Planning Board to Discuss Rules of Procedure, Staffing Issues and Budget at September 7 Meeting
August 30: Updated Resident's Guides Available on the Internet
August 28: Foundation Golf Tournament Honors Late M-NCPPC Planner Malcolm Shaneman
August 28: New Park Rangers Patrol Local Parks
August 22: Locust Grove Nature Center to Host Growing Native Volunteer Training, August 26
August 17:  Enjoy Labor Day Weekend in Montgomery County Parks
August 15:  2007 Historic Preservation Non-Capital Grants Available, Deadline is September 30
August 15:  Summer's End Hayride and Cookout Offered at Little Bennett Campground
August 14:  Public Meeting Regarding Implementation of Phase II construction of SoccerPlex
August 9:  Planning Board Separates Department of Park and Planning
August 9:  Family Fun Offered at Black Hill Regional Park's Monarch Fiesta Day Tuesday, September 12
August 9:  Sing-Along at Oakley Cabin Saturday, September 16
August 9:  Ovid Hazen Wells Recreational Park to Host Red Wiggler Community Farm's Harvest Supper
August 8:  Catch the Big One!  Night Fishing Scheduled at Little Seneca Lake
August 4:  Fairland Recreational Park Field Selected to Test Artificial Turf
August 2:  Visit M-NCPPC Booth at Montgomery County Fair
August 1:  Plannng Board Meeting Added on August 3 for Action on Clarksburg Town Center Compliance Program
August 1:  Montgomery Parks Director Warns Parents About Playground Safety in the Heat, Brookside Gardens' Live Butterfly Show Closed August 1 and 2

July 2006

July 31:  Lake Needwood Draining Discontinued, Now Open for Private Boating
July 28:  Sligo Creek Parkway Reopens While Few Park Closures Remain
July 26:  M-NCPPC Votes to Transfer ICC Land, Planning Board Sends Concerns on ICC to State
July 26: Construction on Ovid Hazen Wells Recreational Park Continues on Schedule in Clarksburg
July 25:  Planning Board Agenda for July 27 Revised, Four Items Added, One Postponed
July 25:  Statement of Planning Board Chairman Derick Berlage on the Selection of Royce Hanson to be the Next Planning Board Chairman
July 24:  Montgomery Parks to Host Weekend Retreat for Women at Rockwood Manor Park
July 21:  Planning Department's Community-Based Planning Teams Realigned to Provide Better Service for Rural Areas of County
July 20:  Public Comment Sought on Proposed Policy on Playground Donations in Parks
July 19:  Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission Executive Director Trudye Johnson to Retire at the End of 2006
July 18:  Planning Board Agenda for July 20 Revised, Indian Spring Preliminary Plan is Postponed to September 7, ICC Deliberations Set for 2 p.m.
July 14:  M-NCPPC's Black Hill Regional Park to Host Fishing Workshop for Women
July 14:  M-NCPPC Joins U.S. Green Building Council
July 14:  Montgomery County Parks and Historic Sites Map and Guide Now Available at Several Convenient Locations
July 14:  Lake Needwood Reopens for Shoreline Fishing
July 13:  Mid-Summer Hayride and Cookout Offered at Little Bennett Campground
July 13:  Montgomery County Department of Parks New General Information Telephone Line
July 13:  Montgomery County Planning Board and Department of Planning Telephone Hotline in Spanish
July 13:  Parks Director to Update Planning Board on Damage to Parks
July 11:  Planning Board Agenda for July 13 Revised, Times Changed for Several Items Including the ICC
July 7:  Lake Needwood to be Drained Below Normal Level but Not Drained Dry
July 5:  Statement of the Parks Director Mary Bradford on Condition of the Lake Needwood Dam
July 3:  Continued Closures in Montgomery County Due to Storm-Related Damage
July 3:  Horses to Return to Meadowbrook Park July 5 and Camps Scheduled to Resume July 10

June 2006

June 30:  Lake Needwood Dam Leak Stabilizes, Some Closures and Cleanup Continue in Montgomery County Parks
June 30:  M-NCPPC's Uncle Tom's Cabin and Woodlawn Manor Stone Barn Honored with Historic Preservation Awards
June 30:  Construction Project to Begin at Black Hill Regional Park in July
June 29: Montgomery Parks Annouces Closures, Cancellations due to Storm-Related Damage
June 26:  Go Bats!  A Scientific Exploration for Grownups at Locust Grove Nature Center
June 26:  Planning Board Agenda for Thursday, June 29 Revised
June 23:  M-NCPPC's John Carter Honored with Public Service Award
June 22: Uncle Tom's Cabin, Limited Media Interviews Available
June 20:  Have a Blast on July 1st at South Germantown Recreational Park
June 20:  Planning Board to Hold Public Hearing in Rockville on June 29
June 19: Planning Board Agenda for June 22 Revised, Three Items Postponed, One Item Added
June 19:  Deer Overpopulation Reduced in Montgomery County
June 15:  Montgomery County Planning Board Approves Re-Worked Concept Plan for Clarksburg Town Center
June 15, 2006:  Rockin' Geology and Past Adventures Camps -- Space Available
June 14, 2006:  Brookside Gardens Butterfy Festival Sunday, June 25
June 14, 2006:  Planning Board Seeks Comment on Intercounty Connector
June 14, 2006:  Bluebirds Are Making a Comeback in Montgomery Parks
June 13, 2006:  Access to Agricultural History Farm Park Limited, Muncaster Road Closed for Construction Beginning June 15
June 13, 2006:  Concord Local Park Reopening Event Scheduled for Sunday, June 25 with Special Tribute to a Neighbor
June 13, 2006:  Montgomery County Planning Board Telephone Hotline for Updates on Meeting in Progress
June 13, 2006: Regional Parks to Host Summer Sounds Concerts
June 13, 2006: Planning Board Agenda for June 15 Revised, Item 7 Postponed, Two Items Added
June 13, 2006: Brookside Gardens' Summer Twilight Concert Series - David Lafleur
June 9, 2006: Uncle Tom's Cabin, One of Six Montgomery Parks Sites Featured in Heritage Days Celebration
June 8, 2006: Boat Demo Day Set for June 10 at Lake Needwood
June 8, 2006: Acting Director to Appoint Special Task Force to Review, Assess Forest Conservation Program
June 6, 2006: Lily Show at Brookside Gardens June 17th & 18th
June 6, 2006: Planning Board Agenda for June 8 Revised, Item 16 Added, Clarksburg Plans to be Reviewed
June 5, 2006: Catch the Big One! Night Fishing Scheduled at Little Seneca Lake
June 2, 2006: Planning Board to Set Aside 2nd Thursday Evening Each Month for Parks Items

May 2006

May 30, 2006: Planning Board to Hold Public Hearing in Rockville on June 1
May 24, 2006: Rain Barrel Give-Away
23 de mayo 2006: foro de empresarios y lideres comunitarios marcara el comienzo de la reanudacion del plan maestro (Master Plan) para Germantown
May 22, 2006: Pontoon Boat Nature Cruises Available at Black Hill Regional Park
May 19, 2006: Park and Planning Commission Storm Water Management Project to Help Improve Health of Chesapeake Bay
May 19, 2006: High Adventure Camp for Teens - Space Available
May 19, 2006: Photo Op - 2nd Annual Going Green at Home Fair
May 18, 2006: Civic Forum of Business and Community Leaders Kicks Off Update to the Germantown Master Plan
May 16, 2006: Planning Board Agenda for May 18 Revised, Item 19 Postponed, Item 20 Added
May 15, 2006: Planning Board to Review Top 10 Most Congested Intersections in Montgomery County
May 15, 2006: Community Leaders, Local and National Experts Explore Challenges to Planning in the Future
May 12, 2006: Week in the Park Summer Camp - Space Still Available
May 9, 2006: Planning Board Agenda for May 11 Revised, Two Items Added, Four Items Postponed
May 9, 2006: Health and History Come Together at the 2006 Health Freedom Walk at Woodlawn
May 8, 2006: Photo Op: Marriott Volunteers to Clean Up County Parks During "Spirit to Serve Day"
May 5, 2006: Planning Board to Hold Public Hearing on Circle Manor Property in Kensington
May 4, 2006: Planning Board Names Olney Town Center Advisory Committee
May 4, 2006: Stargaze at Black Hill Regional Park on Astronomy Day Saturday, May 6
May 3, 2006: Community Leaders, Local Experts Explore Challenges to Planning in the Future
May 3, 2006: Cabin John Regional Park to Host Shakespeare Under the Stars
May 2, 2006: Planning Board Chairman Berlage to Withdraw Application for Reappointment
May 1, 2006: Summer Twilight Concert Series

April 2006

April 28, 2006: Park and Planning Commission, Montgomery County and Gaithersburg Invite Public to the 2nd Annual Going Green at Home Fair
April 27, 2006: All Aboard! Trains and Carousel Open for Spring and Summer Fun
April 27, 2006: Special Events and Photo Ops in Montgomery Parks This Weekend
April 27, 2006: Walk 100 Miles in 100 Days in Montgomery County Parks
April 26, 2006: Milton Kaufmann Park in Montgomery Village to be Officially Opened with Ceremony on Saturday, May 6 at 10 A.M.
April 26, 2006: Summer Boating Begins at Black Hill Regional Park and Rock Creek Regional Park's Lake Needwood
April 25, 2006: Planning Board Agenda for April 27th Revised, Item 18, Clarksburg Village Violations Postponed to May 4
April 25, 2006: Public Invited to Take a Hike on the Underground Railroad Experience Trail
April 24, 2006: M-NCPPC's Martin Luther King, Jr. Recreational Park to Host Free Kids' Fishing Day on April 29
April 24, 2006: Pitch, Hit and Run Competition Rained Out - Postponed to April 29
April 21, 2006: Public Archeology Dig Day Planned at Oakley Cabin on May 13
April 21, 2006: Planning Board Invites Public to Explore Challenges to Planning in the Future
April 20, 2006: Public Invited to Take a Hike on the Underground Railroad Experience Trail
April 19, 2006: Planning Board to Hold April 20 Public Forum on Clarksburg Town Center Improvement Concepts Suggested by Mediation Group
April 18, 2006: Planning Board Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Zoning Changes for Woodmont Triangle
April 18, 2006: Planning Board Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Zoning Changes for Shady Grove Sector Plan Area
April 18, 2006: Planning Board Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Mid-County Recreation Center
April 17, 2006: Park Planners Invite Public to Meeting on Upper Rock Creek Trail Corridor Plan
April 14, 2006: 300 Year-Old Ash Tree in Sandy Spring to Receive Historic Marker on April 29
April 14, 2006: Planning Board to Hold April 20 Public Hearing on Clarksburg Town Center Improvement Concepts Suggested by Mediation Group
April 14, 2006: Locust Grove Nature Center to Hold "Happy Bird Day" Event on May 13
April 12, 2006 Free Spin Fishing For Trout Clinic Today, April 12,
Moved to Izaak Walton League Pond, Gaithersburg

April 10, 2006 Free Spin Fishing For Trout Clinic Set for April 12 at South Germantown Recreational PARK
April 10, 2006: Park Police Remind Park Patrons About Ban on Open Air Burning and Charcoal Grills
April 7, 2006: Planning Board Approves Transfer of Golf Course Operations to Montgomery County Revenue Authority
April 6, 2006: Clarksburg Mediation Team Presents Improvement Concepts to Montgomery County Planning Board
April 6, 2006: Volunteers to Help with Cleanup Efforts at 17 Montgomery County Parks on Saturday, April 8
April 4, 2006: M-NCPPC's Arbor Day Celebration to Feature Grammy Winners Cathy Fink and Marcie Marxer
April 3, 2006: Park and Planning Commission Seeks Environmentally Friendly Exhibitors for Second Annual Going Green at Home Fair
April 3, 2006: Training Begins April 8 for Oakley Cabin Volunteers

March 2006

March 31, 2006: "Creature Feature" To "Ice Cream Camp" - Have Fun at Nature Centers during Montgomery School's Spring Break
March 28, 2006: Community Workshop Scheduled for Brainard-Warner/Circle Manor Property in Kensington
March 28, 2006: Daffodil Show at Brookside Gardens
March 24, 2006: Six Maryland-National Capital Park Police Officers Receive Awards
March 23, 2006: Community Meeting on Proposed Damascus Bypass Set for March 28
March 23, 2006: Nature Center Invites Public to Celebrate Animals at "Beastly Buddies" Event
March 22, 2006: Planning Board Agenda for March 23 Revised, Item 5, The Quarry, Moved to 3 P.M.
March 22, 2006: 10th Annual Gas and Steam Engine Show Set for April 22-23 at Agricultural History Farm Park
March 21, 2006: Planners Launch New Clarksburg Web Site www.clarksburgplanning.org
March 21, 2006: Plaaay Ball! Collegiate Baseball Season in Full Swing at Cabin John's Shirley Povich Field
March 20, 2006: Wheaton Regional Park to Host Major League Baseball's Pitch, Hit, and Run Competition
March 17, 2006: Montgomery County Planning Board Announces Selection Process for Permanent Planning Director Position
March 17, 2006: A Spring Break Special Event: "Springtime on the Farm"
March 16, 2006: Commission Adopts Plan to Promote Housing and Revitalization in the Woodmont Triangle
March 15, 2006: Health and History Come Together at the 2006 Health Freedom Walk at Woodlawn
March 14, 2006: 2nd Meeting on Future of Little Bennett Regional Park Set for Tuesday, April 4
March 14, 2006: Pros n' Hackers Demo Day Presented by Sportstalk 980 Set for May 20 at Little Bennett Golf Course
March 14, 2006: Park Planners Invite Public to Comment on a New Adventure Playground at Wheaton Regional Park
March 14, 2006: Planning Board Agenda for March 16 Revised, Meeting Now Begins at 1 P.M.
March 13, 2006: M-NCPPC Seeks Park Volunteers for April Events, Weed Warrior Training and Trail Work Days
March 13, 2006: Oakley Cabin Seeks Volunteer Guides
March 10, 2006: Development Review Chief Rose Krasnow Named to Maryland's Top 100 Women
March 10, 2006: Public Invited to Three Community Meetings on Program to Install the First Public Artificial Turf Field
March 10, 2006: The British are Coming Back! Soccer Training Camp Signups Begin Now
March 10, 2006: Hoyles Mill Trail Open for Use
March 10, 2006: Brookside Nature Center Brings Programs to Community
March 9, 2006: Scout Merit Badge Workshop Offered at Rockwood Manor Park
March 7, 2006: A Evening of Music, Songs and the Civil War Planned at Needwood Mansion
March 5, 2006: Greater Olney Civic Association Honors M-NCPPC Staff Member with President's Award
March 1, 2006: Black Hill Naturalists Invite Public to Series of Special Free Events
March 1, 2006: Hey, Sugah! Visit Montgomery County Nature Centers to Make Maple Syrup
March 1, 2006: Meeting Planned to Hear Opinions on Future of Evans Parkway Neighborhood Park
March 1, 2006: Public Invited to 3rd Annual Rachel Carson Greenway Hikes
March 1, 2006: Towson University to Dedicate 2006 GIS Conference and Scholarship in Honor of Former Park and Planning Employee

February 2006

February 28, 2006: Planning Board to Consider Increasing Development Review Fees
February 28, 2006: Planning Board to Review Future Plans of the Montgomery Parks Foundation
February 27, 2006: Planning Board Seeks Comment on Creating a New Environmental Preservation Plan
February 27, 2006: Planning Board Invites Public to Comment on Pilot Program to Install Artificial Field Turf
February 23, 2006: Montgomery County Planning Board Accepts $276,750 Plan of Compliance From Maple Ridge (known as Seaton Square) Builders
February 23, 2006: Little Bennett Campground Opens For Weekend Campers on March 4, and Everyday Beginning April 1
February 23, 2006: New Montgomery Shopping Center Directory Offers Data & Industry Trends
February 22, 2006: Montgomery County Planning Board Scheduled to Hear Maple Ridge (Known as Seaton Square) Violations Tomorrow Evening
February 21, 2006: Wheaton Ice Arena Hosts Collegiate Women's Hockey Playoff Games
February 17, 2006: Planning Board Invites Public to Comment on Pilot Program To Install Artificial Field Turf
February 16, 2006: M-NCPPC Offers Training for New Underground Railroad Trail Guides
February 15, 2006: Montgomery County Parks Offer Tennis Courts, Tennis Lessons, and Other Tennis Related Services
February 15, 2006: Outdoor Basketball Courts Offer Fitness and Fun All Year Long
February 14, 2006: Enjoy Horseback Riding in Montgomery County Parks
February 10, 2006: WSSC, M-NCPPC to Renovate Winding Creek Local Park, Contract Awarded to Avon Corporation
February 10, 2006: M-NCPPC Reminds Residents of Increased Penalties for Violating County's Forest Conservation Law
February 9, 2006: Montgomery County Planning Board Announces Selection of New Director of Parks
February 8, 2006: Meadowside Nature Center Invites Community Members to an Open House Saturday, February 18
February 8, 2006: Montgomery County Planning Board to Announce Selection of New Director of Parks
February 7, 2006: Create Valentine Gift Baskets for Your Animal Friends at Black Hill Regional Park
February 7, 2006: Montgomery County Council Unanimously Approves Supplemental Budget Request from Park and Planning

January 2006

January 25, 2006: M-NCPPC Awarded $20,000 Grant for Two New Heart Smart Trails to Promote Health and Exercise in Parks
January 23, 2006: Public Invited to View and Comment on Proposed Plans for Olney Skate Park on February 2
January 17, 2006: Explore the Connection Between Nature and U.S. History: "Insects and the Civil War"
January 13, 2006: Planning Board to Commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr., Day with a Deed Transfer Ceremony at Uncle Tom's Cabin Historic Site
January 13, 2006: Montgomery County Planning Board Endorses Legislative Concepts During Public Works Session
January 12, 2006: M-NCPPC, City of Gaithersburg to Host Green Home Workshop
January 12, 2006: Summer Programs in the Parks - Registration Now Underway
January 9, 2006: Planning Staff to Hold Meeting Jan. 23 on Arora Hills and Clarksburg Village Future Development Districts
January 9, 2006: Planning Board to Commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with a Deed Transfer Ceremony at Uncle Tom's Cabin Historic Site
January 6, 2006: Winter/Spring Conservatory Display and Sculpture Show
January 6, 2006: Montgomery County Parks Have the "Where" for Special Occasions
January 5, 2006: Planning Board Approves Purchase of Uncle Tom's Cabin Historic Site
January 4, 2006: M-NCPPC Plans Black History Month Programs in February
January 4: 2006: Public Invited to Testify on the Planning Board's Public Hearing Process
January 3, 2006: Planning Board to Decide on Purchase of Uncle Tom's Cabin Historic Site, January 5
January 3, 2006: Planning Board Seeks Comment on Proposed Development Review/Permit Process and Zoning Legislation, Public Forum Set for January 5